Definition of gynoecium
plural -cia \-shē-ə, -sē-\
: the aggregate of carpels or pistils in a flower
Origin of gynoecium
New Latin, alteration of Latin gynaeceum women's apartments, from Greek gynaikeion, from gynaik-, gynē
First Known Use: 1832
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